Post Tagged with: "October Revolution"

The Life of Leon Trotsky: “We Know Our Duty. We Will Fight to the End.”

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November the 7th was the 140th anniversary of the birth of Lev Davidovich Trotsky, with Lenin, leader of the Russian revolution

The legacy of October

The legacy of October

To mark the centenary of the Russian revolution, Izquierda Revolucionaria (CWI Spain) has translated into Spanish John Reed’s classic Ten Days that Shook the World

The 1917 ’July days’ – rich in lessons for today

The 1917 ’July days’ – rich in lessons for today

Revolution never develops in a straight line Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary, London Between February and October 1917 there were many sharp turns in the situation in Russia. In April, the government coalition of ‘socialists’ – the Social Revolutionaries (SRs) and Mensheviks (minority) – with the capitalist ministers, continued […]